The old Bakery
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The Old Bakery is situated in the heart of Fareham Town Centre in the Historic Georgian High Street. Parts of the cottage date back to the 16th century and include a lovely old Inglenook fireplace. The property is very easily accessed from the south coast motorway, the M27. There is a main line railway station with links to the west, east and London. Fareham is the ideal place to base yourself whether holidaying for working. The Isle of Wight is just a short hovercraft trip across the Solent and the towns of Chichester, Winchester, Southampton and Portsmouth can all be reached from between a 10 minute drive to under an hour. The cottage is very comfortable with two double bedrooms with quality beds and mattresses and one twin room also with quality beds and mattresses. There are two bathrooms, one a shower room and other containing a bath. there is a fully fitted kitchen leading to a separate dining room with seating for 6 people. This room overlooks the walled garden. The large sitting room is at the front of the property and has comfortable seating for 6 people. The flat screen televison shows freeview channels.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lee on Solent 4.5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Southampton 15 km, Nearest railway: Fareham 1.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
Fareham High Street was developed to accommodate the private residences of senior naval officers who were escaping the hurly burly of portsmouth and the dockyards. Portsmouth is famous for its historic dockyards where the historic ships of Nelson's Victory and HMS Warrior and the Mary Rose exhibition are located. The picturesque Meon Valley is on the doorstep. If you want to stay in comfortable surroundings steeped in history the Old Bakery is ideal.
|Further details outdoors|
The Old Bakery enjoys a lovely walled garden. There is a sun trap terrace to enjoy a late afternoon aperitif or even lunch should the weather allow.
The cottage sleeps up to six people however, a baby using a travel cot would also be accommodated if required. Small well-behaved dogs can be accommodated on request.
The Central Southern England region
Fareham is situated on the Hampshire coast between Fortsmouth and Fareham. The Hamble River with its tranquil setting is just 15 minutes by car. The Port Solent Marina is accessed in under 15 minutes from Fareham, with its lively bars and restaurants it is an ideal place to while away the afternoon or evening.
Fareham is ideally located for both business and tourism as it has a lively, thriving business community and a host of tourism options.
For those who like history the area abounds with sites to suit all tastes from historic dockyards, the walled city of Southampton, Arundel castle, Portchester castle, Cams Hall, the former residence of Nelson's consort, Lady Hamilton, Nelson's Victory, HMS Warrior, the Mary Rose exhibition.
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4 Sep 2013
"lovely, spacious unit oozing character and with easy access to south-west England"
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Old Bakery in Fareham and were charmed by the building's "quirkyness" - exactly what we had traveled from Canada to the UK to find! Plenty of room for the 5 of us, comfortable, relaxed and clean accommodations and surprisingly quiet. Jayne and Bob were just next door and of great help when we needed it. Lesley was very professional and organized with all her information and transactions. We used the unit as a base to visit Portsmouth, New Forest, Winchester and Salisbury, among other places. The kids were able to walk 5 minutes to the pedestrian shopping district of Fareham and there were a number of pubs and restaurants just down the street. I would recommend the Old Bakery to anyone who is considering a base in the area
28 Jul 2013
"Love it here - 2nd visit"
This was our second visit to The Old Bakery and we stayed for 3 weeks this time whilst visiting family in the area. The cottage is surprisingly large with 3 good sized bedrooms and with the added bonus of a bathroom and a shower room. The kitchen is superb quality and is so well equipped with everything you will ever want and it leads in to a really good size dining room to the rear. The well kept private garden is a little gem which gets the sun for most of the day and is tended by a local gardener. We had a clean and change of linen and towels every week so a special thanks to Jayne who looked after us so well. I can't rate this property highly enough and communication with the owner was excellent. They tended to a couple of our requests without hesitation and it was much appreciated. Very easy to book and we will definitely be staying again.
1 Jul 2013
"Great letting! Amazingly Equipped!"
After having stayed in lettings across Europe was surprised that one of the best lettings was just down the road from me!Great kitchen and very well equipped. Central location and very quiet, even th… More
30 May 2013
"Roomy cottage in fabulous location - all amenities at your doorstop."
The cottage is lovely with spacious rooms and the added bonus of two separate bathrooms. Beautiful bedding and all the utensils and crockery you could ever need. Great location for shops and local restaurants. Secluded garden overlooking the lovely church - we didn't want to go home!!
13 May 2013
The old Bakery in central Fareham was the perfect situation for our visit to friends and family in the area. I was a little concerned about it being on the high street (our 2yearold grandaughter needs her sleep!)but my fears were unfounded we were not disturbed at all by the traffic. We started every day with a buffet breakfast which was a delight to prepare in the modern and well equipped kitchen . The bedrooms are spacious a newly bought travelling cot is available and released us of the need to bring one with us. The two bathrooms make for an easy start to the day or when getting ready to go out. Lovely feel to the place more like living in a home than a rental. All correspondance with the owner has been excellent. We are hoping for an excuse to book again!!
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